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Oct
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Recent Reviews of Reno’s La Famiglia

Since opening our doors, and through the changing of hands, La Famiglia has remained committed to sharing the simplicity and perfection of fresh ingredients. We pair good food with good wine and good company, and we treat everyone who dines with as an honored guest. Sharing these simple pleasures matters to us, and we are […]

09
Oct
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Four Simple Secrets to Classic Spaghetti Sauce

Classic spaghetti sauce is a magical thing. And in a time of uncertainty, there’s something to be said for spending some time making something wholesome and hearty and comforting in the kitchen. We aren’t giving away our La Famiglia recipe, but we will share four simple secrets to classic spaghetti sauce. Start with Fresh Ingredients […]

26
Sep

Everyone Loves Lasagna

As Americans know it, lasagna is a comfort casserole dish with layers of noodles, some kind of tomato-based meat sauce with mozzarella, ricotta, and Parmiggiano – a rich, messy masterpiece. In Italy, there are regional variations, but the beauty of lasagna is its versatility. At La Famiglia, our classic take has its roots in Naples. And […]

18
Sep
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Six Italian Cooking Terms

You love Italian food, and you have no problem picking out the most authentic spots, but how familiar are you with Italian cooking words on a menu? Here are six Italian cooking terms to know. Al Dente Al dente literally translates as “to the tooth,” and we got in more detail about this common term […]

04
Sep
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Four Signs Your Favorite Italian Place is Serving Authentic Fare

No matter where you go here in the US, odds are good you can find an Italian restaurant. But that level of ubiquity doesn’t mean the food itself is authentic – far from it! Once you’ve enjoyed Italian food as it’s truly meant to be prepared, pale imitations just don’t cut it. At La Famiglia […]

21
Aug
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Classic Italian Seasonings, Herbs and Spices

Authentic Italian food stands out. From the depth and harmony of its flavor to the experience of the meal itself, Italian food is something special. Italian cuisine ranges in flavor, from light and delicate to robust and hearty. And some of that flavor range comes from classic Italian herbs, spices and seasonings, added in the […]

07
Aug
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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about the Many Shapes of Pasta

You’ve had baked Ziti and pasta bolognese, maybe traditional tonnarelli in cacio e pepe. You can probably even name a dozen different types of pasta. But we’re betting you’d be surprised to learn there are literally hundreds of pasta types and shapes (and they’re all delicious). Here’s everything you ever wanted to know about the […]

31
Jul
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Reviews of La Famiglia in Reno

We know what makes La Famiglia Reno’s favorite Italian restaurant, but it still means so much when we see glowing reviews from our guests. Here’s what some of our most recent guests shared online about dining here at La Famiglia in Reno. A Wonderful Find “What a wonderful find in Reno. An easy walk from […]

17
Jul
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All the Reasons to Use Red Wine in Pasta Sauce

Spend some time making homemade pasta sauce, and you’ve probably used red wine. And if you’ve ever used jarred pasta sauce in a pinch, you may have noticed red wine on the label. That’s because a splash of red is a simple way to dramatically elevate the flavors in your pasta sauce (and a number […]

10
Jul
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A Review of La Famiglia, Reno’s Favorite Italian Restaurant

Reno’s La Famiglia Ristorante Italiano began with Paolo and Teresa Gaspari. They honored their Italian roots by creating a restaurant that felt just like home – a place where people could come together to enjoy food, wine, and the company of friends and family. As the restaurant changed hands through the years, that philosophy has […]

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